Jeanette Manfra served under three presidents as one of the top U.S. government cybersecurity leaders. Now in her new role with Google Cloud, she draws upon her public sector experience to help agencies in their cloud adoption.
Researchers at the security firm Kaspersky say distributed denial-of-service attacks increased dramatically in the second quarter, most likely as a result of the shift to a remote workforce because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reddit had a very "Make America Great Again" weekend, as more than 70 subreddits were temporarily hijacked and used to post "MAGA" messages in support of U.S. President Donald Trump. Attackers claim they used social engineering and password stuffing to compromise the accounts.
Russia, China and Iran are all seeking to influence the 2020 U.S. Presidential election in November, according to a new report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence that offers details about each country's plans and goals.
The day after President Trump issued executive orders to ban Chinese-owned social media apps TikTok and WeChat, Sanjay Virmani of the FBI's San Francisco office shared insights on the Chinese cyberthreat, election security and crime trends in the wake of COVID-19.
A federal banking regulator has fined Capital One $80 million, citing numerous security shortfalls before the 2019 data breach that exposed the financial and personal information of over 100 million individuals in the U.S. and Canada.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the hijacking of a virtual court hearing in the Twitter hacking case. Also featured: Why network segmentation is more important than ever; update on Windows print spooler vulnerability.
Users' work environment has changed practically overnight. While many have adapted to the changes, you are likely facing security issues and concerns that weren't present in the office.
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Chaos ensued when miscreants interrupted a virtual bail hearing on Wednesday for the suspected Twitter hacker, hijacking the feed with screams, chatter and, for a few brief seconds, pornography. The meeting details were public, and the meeting had not been password protected.
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Garmin, a fitness tracker and navigation device firm, apparently paid a ransom to recover from a July 23 security incident that encrypted several of its systems, according to two news reports as well as expert analysis. The company says it's still experiencing 'temporary limitations" on services.
Will the COVID-19 pandemic lead to a spike in the number of reported data breaches? Not necessarily, says cybersecurity expert Brian Honan. But he says that the rush to adopt cloud-based services and expanded remote services might change the types of breaches being reported.